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Methodist Hospital to host National Cancer Survivors Day® Derby Party June 4

Methodist Hospital to host National Cancer Survivors Day® Derby Party June 4

WMSK Staff

April 26th, 2017

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Methodist Hospital, a member of the UK Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network, will host a National Cancer Survivors Day® Derby Party on Sunday, June 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Classrooms 1-3 on the ground floor of the Hospital. The international celebration is in its 30th year.

Sponsored by Field and Main Bank, Methodist Hospital Hematology and Oncology and Weaver, Dalton and Associates, the event will include games, door prizes, entertainment and Kentucky Derby themed foods. The UK Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network will co-sponsor a health fair that will include colon cancer screenings, Fecal Immunochemical Test, breast cancer and mammogram information, nutrition education, wellness coaching, acupuncture, aromatherapy and yoga/massage/strength training education.

“This will be a day for everyone, whether you’re a cancer survivor, a family member, friend, or medical professional,” said Sarah Smith, MSN, RN, OCN, Oncology Nurse Navigator at Methodist Hospital. “This day provides an opportunity for all people living with a history of cancer – including America’s more than 15.5 million cancer survivors – to connect with each other, celebrate milestones and recognize those who have supported them along the way, so join us!”

For more information about this free community event, contact Smith at 270-827-7222 or ssmith@methodisthospital.net.

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